The hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued by Ayatollah Khomeini against Salman Rushdie.
A reappraisal of Raymond Chandler, the Englishman who invented the PI as we know him.
Matthew Sweet meets film production designer Ken Adam, famous for Bond and Dr Strangelove.
The British comic actor and American comedian meet in the tag-team talk show.
Matthew Sweet unearths movie mogul Alexander Korda's wartime role as a British agent.
Helen Grady profiles the prize-winning scientist Professor Sir Andre Geim.
John Tusa talks to sculptor Anish Kapor.
Anita Lasker-Wallfisch talks about playing cello in the Auschwitz Women's Orchestra.
Mark Coles profiles the refugee from Bosnia as she takes her seat in the House of Lords.
Writer Bonnie Greer talks to Joan Bakwell about what she believes and why.
Ballet star, Carlos Acosta, talks to John before his farewell tour.
James Naughtie reflects on the high-flying advertising executive and art collector.
Literary critic Christopher Ricks on the annotated poems of T. S. Eliot.
Acclaimed critic Sir Christopher Ricks discusses his passion for T. S. Eliot.
The BBC’s Michael Cockerell examines the turbulent life of the press baron Conrad Black.
Conrad Black is back. Michael Cockerell asks: will the fallen press baron slay his foes?
The third man behind the unravelling of DNA's double helix Maurice Wilkins.
Mark Coles profiles the British-Ghanaian architect Sir David Adjaye.
David Hockney discusses Painting & Photography as a new exhibition of his work opens.
Lenny Henry stars in a musical fantasy about TS Eliot's 1964 dinner with Groucho Marx.
The Strictly star and former MP in conversation with his heroes - brought back to life.
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